Pishmire or eemock – poster
Ye micht ken yer Scots leid, but div ye ken the Scots names o aw the beasties?
Whit beastie is this?
A richt-knackie beastie, pishmires can be fund the braid warld an coont for a breith-takkin quarter o the hail warld’s land-gauin biomass. Thay bide in organised colonies that can whiles hae up til a million intil them. ‘Ant’ is thair Inglis name.
A highly adaptable animal, ‘pishmires’ can be found all round the world and account for a breath-taking quarter of the world’s land-based biomass. They live in organished colonies that can sometimes have a population of up to a million. ‘Ant’ is their English name.
Miscawed bi mony as no a real leid, the reenge o names for the beasties o this kintra shaws jist hoo sindry Scots is. It shaws its mony links til ither northland European leids forby.
Decried by many as not a real language, the range of names for the animals of this country shows just how distinct Scots is. It also shows its many links to other northern European languages.
This colourfae drawing haes its oreeginal in mid-century design an pop airt styles, an is grundit on a texturt block o rowed ink. It’s a rare wey tae shaw yer luve for the leid an the braw beasties that’s intil oor kintra.
This colourful drawing hae its original in mid-century design an pop art styles, and is grounded on a textured block of rolled ink. It’s am ideal way to show your luve for the leid and the brilliant animals of our country.
- Paper size A3, 420x297mm
- 350gsm smooth white board
- Printed in Scotland on FSC® Mixed Sources paper